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AAA Throws Support Behind Higher Federal Gas Tax

AAA says a survey of adults shows a majority of people do favor a higher gas tax as long as it goes for highway improvement.

06/10/2014

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Survey: Philadelphia Drivers Staying Relatively Polite On The Road

Apparently, we do like to wave our arms and shake our fists though – we were among the top three most likely cities to do so.

05/13/2014

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New Pa. Driver And Vehicle Fees To Take Effect April 1

Seven new fee increases are taking effect April 1.

03/31/2014

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PennDOT Experiments With Materials That Resist Potholes After Brutal Winter

Potholes are caused by macadam freezing and thawing, then cracking. But Leslie McCarthy, assistant professor of engineering at Villanova University, says tests are underway on new materials which resist contraction.

03/15/2014

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Potholes Create Boom In Wheel Repair Business

All of the damage caused by potholes means big business for some.

02/21/2014

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Some Philadelphia Area Driving Restrictions Lifted

PennDOT and the Pa. Turnpike Commission have lifted some driving restrictions as the storm enters a lull.

02/13/2014

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Salt Shortages Causing Concern As 11th Winter Storm Approaches

It is in higher demand this Valentine’s Day than jewelry. It won’t melt your heart, but it will melt the snow on streets and sidewalks.

02/11/2014

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Lt. Governor Cawley Speaks To Dom Giordano About Top Issues In The State

Dom Giordano talked to Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT Wednesday about school funding, the transportation bill and gasoline taxes.

02/05/2014

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PennDOT Restores Speed Limits On Major Roadways

PennDOT has lifted speed restriction on several roads that were in place due to the weather.

02/05/2014

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SEPTA Faces Many Challenges During Recent Blast Of Snow Storms

Behind SEPTA’s 69th Street train station is the company’s repair hub, which has been busy due to the recent snow storms.

01/27/2014

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Residents In Bucks County Dig Out & Try To Stay Safe In The Bitter Cold

The roads in Bucks County are doing okay Wednesday evening. Main roads like 611 have been moving along fine, and even thought side streets are still snowy, they are certainly manageable.

01/22/2014

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PennDOT Crews Alter Salt Mixture In An Effort To Keep Roads Clear

PennDOT crews have begun mixing in calcium-chloride to their typical salt mixture because of plunging temperatures.

01/21/2014

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Winter Storm Causes Major Traffic Delays, Reduced Speed Restrictions

As of 10 a.m., most major highways in the area were under speed limit restrictions of 45 miles per hour.

01/21/2014

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Crews Continue Clearing Snow Covered Roads In Camden County

“Secondary roads are still a little bit of a mess because of the refreeze, you salt the roads and then as it gets slushy it freezes up, impossible to get up,” Camden County Freeholder Ian Leonard said.

01/03/2014

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PennDOT Testing Beet Juice To Treat Icy, Snowy Roads In Western Pa.

Could something from the garden help PennDOT deal with the snow and cold temperatures on the roads?

01/03/2014

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